LINDEN—Mayor Richard J. Gerbounka of Linden proclaimed North Wood Avenue “Pulaski Avenue” for the week of Oct. 4, in commemoration of General Casimir Pulaski, Revolutionary War hero.
RAHWAY—Madison Elementary School in Rahway is celebrating Drug Free Week with different activities planned for the week.
EDISON—Patrick Madama, an administrator with a 33-year distinguished career in higher education, was appointed executive director of marketing and college relations at Middlesex County College. Madama comes to Middlesex with a notable background, most recently with the City University of…
CRANFORD–The Cranford Public Library will host a program, “Green Currency: Practical Ways to Measure & Improve Our Impact on the Global Climate,” on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
WESTFIELD—In anticipation of the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season, Learning Express of Westfield is giving local parents the inside scoop on toys that will provide kids with more than just fun this year.
UNION—Kean University is seeking budding environmentalists to participate in a sustainability essay contest.
UNION—Music icon and legendary trumpet player Herb Alpert and his wife, internationally renowned singer Lani Hall, will perform together Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Kean University’s Wilkins Theatre.
UNION — A three-year grant has been approved for a project between Kean and the New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability (NJHEPS) that helps colleges and universities significantly reduce their energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions.
SCOTCH PLAINS – The Center For Hope Hospice & Palliative Care will offer a “Grief and the Holidays” lecture presented by Patty McLaughlin, M.A., M.F.T., and Tracey Sandman, M.A.P.C. Both women are the Bereavement Counselors at the Center For Hope.…
METUCHEN—The Metuchen YMCA Teen Leaders Club is sponsoring a food drive.
ELIZABETH—Garrett Husveth, co-founder of hauntednewjersey.com, forensic examiner and digital sound expert will offer a program, Ghosts and the Paranormal, at Elizabeth Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m., in the Main Library Auditorium, 11 South Broad Street.
ELIZABETH—Lester Sargent, Jack Casey and Jay Rice of the Union County Emerald Society congratulate Bella Nugent Laughlin of Elizabeth as she is named Irishwoman of the Year.
EDISON—Paved parking lots and driveways make our lives easier, but they often create an easy pathway for pollutants to reach underground water sources and alter the natural flow of water back into the ground.